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    • Conference paper

      Agroindustrial waste products as sources of cheap substrates for algal single-cell protein production 

      MT Zafaralla, LR Vidal & LE Travina - In IJ Dogma Jr., GC Trono Jr. & RA Tabbada (Eds.), Culture and use of algae in Southeast Asia. Proceedings of the Symposium on Culture and Utilization of Algae in Southeast Asia, 8-11 December 1981, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines, 1990 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Four types of agroindustrial waste products were tested for their suitability as substrates for Chlorella single-cell protein production. Based on cell density on day 7, unsterilized rice straw filtrate, Tris-buffered inorganic medium (control), unsterilized slop (1%) and unsterilized rice hull filtrate were suitable culture media. Dry weight yield after two weeks did not vary among media. Gross protein content of algae was highest in rice straw with or without sterilization. Substrates for algal SCP production are assessed on the basis of their nutrient content, pH, and hygienic acceptability.
    • Book

      Environment-friendly schemes in intensive shrimp farming 

      DD Baliao - 2000 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 31
      The black tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon, has been successfully raised by the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department, Technology Verification and Extension Section at its Dumangas Brackishwater Station. The approaches in the culture method employed in the series of verification runs in the brackishwater station are documented to serve as an interim guide for shrimp growers while these are still being further refined and standardized.
    • Article

      Evaluation of processed meat solubles as replacement for fish meal in diet for juvenile grouper Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton) 

      OM Millamena & NV Golez - Aquaculture Research, 2001 - Blackwell Publishing
      Feeding experiments were conducted to determine the efficacy of low fish-meal-based diets for juvenile grouper Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton). A diet containing 44% protein was formulated using fish meal as the major protein source. Processed meat solubles, a rendered by-product of slaughterhouses, was tested as a replacement for fish meal at increasing percentages from 0 to 100% in isonitrogenous diets. Eight dietary treatments representing fish-meal replacements were arranged in a completely randomized design with four replicates per treatment. Twenty-five fish were reared in circular fibreglass tanks of capacity 250 L, maintained in a flow-through seawater system and fed at 5–6% of total biomass, provided daily at 08:00 and 16:00 for 60 days. Results indicate that processed meat solubles can replace 40% of fish-meal protein with no adverse effects on weight gain, survival and or feed conversion ratio of E. coioides juveniles. Higher inclusion levels resulted in a significant decline in growth performance and inefficient feed conversion ratios, which may partly result from the lack of essential nutrients such as essential amino acids in meat solubles. This study has shown that the use of processed meat solubles substantially lowers the level of fish meal required in juvenile grouper diet and can be an efficient means of turning byproducts from slaughterhouses into a useful feed resource.